Top Upcoming Strategy Video Games of 2018

The best upcoming strategy video games of 2018.

2018 is quickly approaching and with it will come a slew of new video game titles to look forward to playing. With that said, now’s a good time to start marking down what video games to keep an eye on when they officially launch next year. Let us lend a hand, in this list, in particular, we’re going over the top strategy video games launching in 2018.


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Anno 1800
  • Developer: Blue Byte
  • Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018

Anno is a classic video game series that started up back in 1998. This is a real-time strategy franchise with a focus on business simulation and city building. With the upcoming installment, Anno 1800, players are put right into the dawn of the industrial age.

You control the world, are you an oppressor or liberator, how do you see the world forming up and where will technology evolve? Your quest to build an empire within the time period is completely under your control.


Surviving Mars
  • Developer: Haemimont Games
  • Publisher: Paradox Interactive
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, XBO
  • Release: 2018

Surviving Mars is a relatively straightforward name to this title. As it indicates, players will be on the planet Mars where their sole goal is to manage and oversee the colonization of the new world. Of course, there will be some challenges that will come up giving players some tough obstacles to pass through.


Project Phoenix
  • Developer: Creative Intelligence Arts
  • Publisher: Creative Intelligence Arts
  • Platforms: PC, Mobo, PS4, PSV,
  • Release: 2018

Project Phoenix is an upcoming title under development studio, Creative Intelligence Arts. This is a real-time strategy RPG which takes inspiration from several Japanese role-playing video games. Unfortunately, there are not too many details regarding the video game quite yet.

What we do know is that players will unravel a mystery of an angel with amnesia. During the journey, gamers will explore the lands of Azuregard with your band of heroes searching for the missing pieces in solving this grand mystery.


BattleTech
  • Developer: Harebrained Schemes
  • Publisher: Paradox Interactive
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018

From development studio, Harebrained Schemes comes BattleTech. This is an upcoming turn-based strategy video game where players take on the role of a mercenary commander who must lead a team of battlemechs.

Based off the original board game, Classic BattleTech, the upcoming video game is based in the future during the year 3025 where a war has sparked out over control of the Inner Sphere. Each house has their own reasons on participating in the war and players will decide which house to fight for from the start of the game.


Phoenix Point
  • Developer: Snapshot Games
  • Publisher: Julian Gollop
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018

Phoenix Point is an upcoming turn-based strategy video game with turn-based tactical combat. Stated to be a spiritual successor to X-COM, developers Snapshot Games takes players into a world that has become invaded by aliens.

With most of the world being destroyed from the alien invasion, players must stand up and rise against the new threat and save humanity from total annihilation.


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